Follow us on:

Posts tagged open-source

Oculus DK1 source now open to all

The source code used to build the Oculus Rift DK1 is now open and available to everyone interested in tinkering with what is arguably the most famous virtual reality device since Nintendo's Virtual Boy. This means that, regardless of whether or not you have an Oculus Rift (DK1 or not), you can...

Continue Reading

Original Spelunky gets online co-op mod

Before Spelunky became a household name on XBLA in July 2012, it arrived on PC in late 2008 in its original low-res state. Source code for the original game was made available one year later, and just now received a new mod called Spelunky SD courtesy of Ukrainian developer Vadim. The mod adds,...

Continue Reading

Incredipede's Linux version goes free

The adorable picture above is letting you know that Incredipede on Linux is now absolutely free. Incredipede developer Colin Northway says he made the Linux version free "because Linux users are such strong supporters of indie games," and because he enjoys its open source philosophy. Incredipede...

Continue Reading

Dune 2 ported to Javascript, play it for free in your browser

Dune 2 is a Westwood Studios game put together back in 1992, and it's probably best known for being the prototypical RTS, one of the first games to put together all of the elements that later led to the genre that made StarCraft and Command & Conquer so popular. An open-source recreation of the...

Continue Reading

'A Slower Speed of Light' is an open-source game on special relativity from MIT Game Lab

The behavior of light may seem static and uninteresting (it's bright and fast, we get it), but there's actually an incredible amount of science going on that we generally don't experience during our normal lives. A Slower Speed of Light, a new open-source game for PC and OSX from MIT Game Lab,...

Continue Reading

Open source mobile game controller iControlPad 2 has QWERTY keyboard

Product 3 LLC is in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign for its mobile gaming device, the iControlPad 2. With just under two weeks to go, the project has met over half of its $150k funding goal. Improving on the original iControlPad, the device includes a QWERTY keypad as well as a swivel-mount...

Continue Reading

Create Creative Commons games and art in the 'Liberated Pixel Cup'

If you're cool with a little freeware/open-source jargon ("free-as-in-freedom"), we encourage you to check out the Liberated Pixel Cup. Creative Commons, the Free Software Foundation, and OpenGameArt, three organizations naturally concerned with the free transmission of culture, are partnering to...

Continue Reading

Mineways: Create 3D prints of your Minecraft creations, or pay someone else to

3D printers are, indisputably, super awesome. They're boxes full of magic, hope, and lasers, which create substance from nothing and reality from dreams. Coincidentally, Minecraft basically does the exact same thing, by providing the user with a cuboid sandbox for their imagination to run wild...

Continue Reading

Marathon trilogy now free through open-source project [update]

In what we can only assume to be a charitable act made in the spirit of the holidays, the Aleph One engine, which powers Marathon 2: Durandal, Marathon Infinity and a fan remake of the original Marathon, is now available to download (alongside the aforementioned games) for free. The distribution...

Continue Reading

PSA: Doom 3 source code now available

You've been patiently awaiting your crack at id Tech 4, the engine powering Doom 3, ever since id Software announced its intention to release the source code. Now, the wait is over! You can download it for yourself from GitHub right now. And remember, id Tech 4 isn't obsolete just yet. A...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW